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Tulipa linifolia

Tulip

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Tulipa linifolia
  • Common name: Tulip
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • Plant Type: Bulb
Flower colour:

Red

Foliage colour:

Green

Species tulips often have more natural-looking blooms than their hybrid relatives. Tulipa linifolia, known as the flax-leaved tulip, holds the Royal Horticultural Society’s prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM). It produces narrow, greyish-green leaves and bright red flowers. The petals of Tulipa linifolia form a wide bowl shaped flower, with a hint of black at the base.

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How to grow Tulipa linifolia

  • Plant size

    50cm height

    20cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Tulipa linifolia and wildlife

Tulipa linifolia has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Tulipa linifolia poisonous?

Tulipa linifolia can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People